TEPCO: 6,300 Bq per liter of Strontium-90 found in groundwater

Published: June 12th, 2011 at 7:44 pm ET
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Excessive levels of strontium detected in seawater, NHK, June 13, 2011:

[...] TEPCO announced that strontium-90 was also detected for the first time in ground water near the reactors’ buildings.

A ground water sample taken on May 18, around reactor number 2, measured 6,300 becquerels per liter. And for reactor number one, the sample showed 22 becquerels.

TEPCO explained it usually takes about 3 weeks to analyze the samples.

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